Out of contract Sheffield Wednesday ace Tom Lees has completed a move to Sky Bet Championship outfit Huddersfield Town on a two-year contract [Yorkshire Post].
The Lowdown: Sheffield Wednesday gear up for life in Sky Bet League One
Looking to cultivate a squad capable of challenging for Sky Bet League One promotion this campaign, Owls manager Darren Moore will be doing everything possible to acquire high-profile talent to make this a reality.
Despite this, moving on spare parts will take equal precedence for the 47-year-old boss.
Now, another player has officially chosen his next move upon leaving Wednesday.
Will Lees be a big loss for Sheffield Wednesday?
The Latest: Lees completes move to Huddersfield Town
After seven years with Sheffield Wednesday, Lees has made the move to West Yorkshire to join Huddersfield Town [Yorkshire Post].
Citing his experience, he has been brought in to help stem the flow of defensive exits at the Terries following the departures of Christopher Schindler, Richard Keogh, Tommy Elphick and Richard Stearman.
He has penned a two-year deal, however there is an option for a further year included within the agreement.
The Verdict: Right time for player and club to part ways
Enduring a large turnover of player this window, it was probably the right decision for the Sheffield club to part ways with the 30-year-old.
In 2020/21, the Warwick-born defender was ever-present for his former employers, registering two goal contributions in 39 appearances; one goal and one assist [Transfermarkt].
Furthermore, the Englishman was immense in his awareness to clear danger, managing to record an average of 5.4 clearances per 90 minutes across the piece [WhoScored].
Once labelled as ‘excellent’ by his former manager Garry Monk, Sheffield Wednesday should use his freed up wages to bring in a suitable replacement [Sheffield Wednesday FC Official].
In other news, Sheffield Wednesday are interested in an ex-Premier League star.
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